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Quality assurance and quality control

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

(AI) Trial and (Diagnostic) Error

| Thomas Westerling-Bui

Diagnostic errors are a high-priority patient safety issue – and image analysis using artificial intelligence could help detect and prevent mistakes

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

The Colorful Reality of AI

| Richard Salmon

To provide diagnostic algorithms with uniform, valid input, digital pathology images must be standardized to real-world colors

Inside the Lab Digital and computational pathology

A Clearer Picture

| Luke Turner

Digital pathology can be hampered by poor-quality slide images, but HistoQC aims to address the issue by automatically filtering slides by quality

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

The Tip of the Iceberg?

| Michael Schubert

Washing and reusing pipette tips could open the door to a greener and cheaper future for laboratories

Inside the Lab Quality assurance and quality control

The Value of Extended Availability

| Samuel Reichberg, MD, PhD, FCAP

QC operations are costly for laboratories – but more efficient materials with better long-term stability can reduce those investments and save lives

Diagnostics Companion diagnostics

Welcome to Our Kitchen

| David L. Rimm

David Rimm challenges the sensitivity and reproducibility of a new assay for PD-L1 detection.

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

Fostering Quality

| E. Blair Holladay

No investment is more important for laboratory quality and patient care than investment in laboratory personnel.

Inside the Lab Laboratory management

What Do You Know About CQI?

| Cate Wight

A new initiative, Continuous Quality Improvement Awareness Month, aims to help pathologists get on board with CQI

Inside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

A Fluid Future

| Luke Turner

Liquid biopsy has shown promise as a rapid, minimally invasive way to profile tumors – but are commercially available tests accurate and consistent?

Outside the Lab Profession

Peer-to-Peer, Featuring Jeffrey Myers

| Jeffrey Myers, Ivan Damjanov

Jeffrey Myers shares his career experiences and advice in an interview with professional colleague Ivan Damjanov

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